Teddy Tahu Rhodes
Teddy has rapidly established an international career on both the opera stage and concert platform. He has performed with the opera companies of San Francisco, Austin, Washington, Philadelphia, Dallas, Cincinnati, Houston, New York, the Hamburg Staatsoper, Bayerische Staatsoper/Munich, Theatre du Chatelet/Paris, in Vienna, Welsh National Opera and Scottish Opera.
Recent seasons include Escamillo (Hamburg, Théatre du Chatalet/Paris, Munich, Bilbao, Metropolitan Opera, OA), Don Giovanni (OA, WA Opera ), Scarpia – Tosca (WA Opera), Emille de bec – South Pacific (OA Australian Tour) and King of Siam – The King and I (OA Australian Tour). Teddy debuted the roles of Méphistophélès (Faust/OA, SOSA and WA Opera), the title role in (Sweeney Todd/Victorian Opera), the title role in Don Giovanni (OA’s new production) as well as a concert tour (From Broadway to La Scala/Australia, and NZ).
Awards include an ARIA, two Helpmann Awards, a Limelight Award, a Green Room Award plus a MO Award.
Teddy Tahu Rhodes’ ABC Classics’ discography includes Fauré’s Requiem and Le naissance de Vénus, Handel’s Messiah, Musical Renegades (on CD/DVD), solo discs including Mozart Arias, The Voice, Vagabond, The Bach Arias, Mozart Requiem, Serious Songs, You’ll Never Walk Alone (with David Hobson), Teddy Tahu Rhodes – Mahler and From Broadway to La Scala (with David Hobson, Greta Bradman and Lisa McCune) and There was a Man Lived in the Moon. He also appears on the CD/DVD recording of The Little Prince for Sony International/ BBC, on CD/DVD Haley Westenra Live, DVD of Peter Grimes at the Metropolitan Opera for EMI Classics, the Metropolitan Opera’s Carmen (DVD and shown in cinemas world-wide) and Chandos’ Love for Three Oranges.
In 2017 Teddy returns to WA opera to sing the role of Scarpia in Tosca, TSO Orchestra, Qld Pops Orchestra, Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, a national tour of Australia and a series of Christmas concerts in Tasmania, Victoria and NSW.